Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Cafcit
  2. Lucidex
  3. No Doz Maximum Strength
  4. Revive
  5. Stay Awake
  6. Vivarin


Caffeine tablets are used as an alertness aid to help you keep awake when you experience drowsiness or unusual tiredness or weakness. Do not use this medicine as substitute for sleep.

Caffeine oral solution is used to treat short-term apnea of prematurity when premature babies (infants between 28 and 32 weeks gestational age) stop breathing. Apnea of prematurity is caused by the baby's breathing centers not being fully developed.

This medicine is available with or without your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Solution